News Highlight

Keker & Van Nest Named Top Litigation Boutique

10/15/2014 One name mentioned by virtually everyone the Daily Journal spoke to was Keker & Van Nest. Lawyers at some of the best firms in California said they model themselves after the litigation powerhouse.

Uber, Lyft Decisions Spur Wave of Misclassification Suits

04/10/2015 Lyft has hired Keker & Van Nest Partners Rachael Meny and Jamie Slaughter to bolster its legal team.

White House Appoints John W. Keker to Presidio Trust Board of Directors

04/02/2015 President Barack Obama appointed John Keker to serve on the seven member Presidio Trust Board of Directors.

Lyft Adds Keker & Van Nest to Defense in Driver Classification Suit

03/25/2015 With a federal judge declaring earlier this month that a jury should decide whether Lyft has been misclassifying drivers as contractors under California state law, the company has beefed up its defense team.

Michael Celio Weighs In On High Court's Omnicare Decision

03/24/2015 The Supreme Court reversed and remanded a Sixth Circuit ruling that executives can be held responsible for opinions expressed to investors that later turned out to be false. Michael Celio spoke to Law360 about why the decision in Omnicare Inc. et al. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund et al. is significant.

Genentech and Novartis Escape FCA Suit Over Xolair Marketing

03/18/2015 Elliot Peters and David Silbert protect Genentech from a False Claims Act lawsuit in Massachusetts federal court.

Legal Reflections for the Venture Community on the “Serial” Podcast

03/17/2015 Former federal prosecutor Stuart Gasner dug into the transcripts, exhibits and other source materials to examine how this podcast may interest the venture community.

International Cycling Federation Releases Cycling-Independent Commission Report

03/09/2015 Lance Armstrong and his attorney Elliot Peters comment on the report.

California Lawyer Names Steve Hirsch One of the Attorneys of the Year

03/02/2015 Steve Hirsch earned the prestigious CLAY award by winning a federal court judgment in the Heller Ehrman bankruptcy that makes it easier for clients to hire lawyers and for lawyers to switch firms.

Corporate Counsel Name Michael Celio and Christa Anderson as BTI Client Service All Stars

02/11/2015 Corporate counsel recognized lawyers who exemplify the best in firm client service, drawing praise for legal creativity, quick responses, and business savvy.

Securities Lawyers Flocking to Delaware

02/09/2015 Michael Celio provides insights as to why companies may choose to litigate in Delaware.

Community Health Pays $75M To End Whistleblower FCA Suit

02/02/2015 KVN represented whistleblower Robert C. Baker, who alleged Tennessee-based CHS violated the False Claims Act by presenting fraudulent claims for federal matching Medicaid funds.

Keker & Van Nest Wins Jury Verdict for SanDisk In Patent Dispute With Round Rock

01/30/2015 A Delaware federal jury found that two patents held by patent holding company Round Rock Research LLC covering flash drives and memory cards were invalid, following an eight-day trial in a patent infringement case against SanDisk Corp.

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